Gov. Perry to Headline AFP “Defending the American Dream” Summit

Jul 1, 2014 by AFP
CONTACT: Chris Neefus at (703) 517-4504 or

    Gov. Perry to Headline AFP “Defending the American Dream” Summit
Group’s signature event to take place in Dallas, August 29-30. 

DALLAS — Americans for Prosperity announced today that Texas Governor Rick Perry will headline the group’s signature annual event, the Defending the American Dream Summit®. The summit will bring together conservative leaders from Main Street to Capitol Hill, to discuss how AFP activists can secure a brighter future for the nation. Perry will headline and share stories of Texas’ success.

Members of the media can request a credential by emailing

AFP President Tim Phillips had the following to say:

“Who could be better suited to address a crowd full of activists passionate about economic freedom than Governor Rick Perry? Governor Perry has helped make Texas one of the most attractive, affordable places in the country to live, grow a career and build a family– thanks to sound economic and regulatory policies. Our activists are more energized than ever and can’t wait to learn more about his experiences and advice for returning our country to prosperity.” 

The Defending the American Dream Summit will be held at the Dallas Omni on Friday, August 29 and Saturday, August 30. To cover the event, email

For more information or to schedule an interview, please contact Chris Neefus at (703) 517-4504

Americans for Prosperity (AFP) is a nationwide organization of citizen-leaders committed to advancing every individual’s right to economic freedom and opportunity. AFP believes reducing the size and intrusiveness of government is the best way to promote individual productivity and prosperity for all Americans. For more information, visit

The Defending the American Dream Summit® is a registered trademark of Americans for Prosperity.